Tag Archives: Nightwish

Personal Retrospective: Albums that turn 10 in 2021

Posted by on October 15, 2021

    While we are still a few months away from the end of 2021, this time of the year is usually for retrospectives. However, instead of (already) looking at the best that this year had to offer in terms of metal music, I will be going a bit further back. Here is a look […]

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Nightwish reveal North American tour set for May 2022

Posted by on October 13, 2021

  Symphonic metal powerhouse Nightwish have released details of the North American segment of their “Human. :II: Nature” world tour. For this tour the band will traverse the US and Canada for 10 shows beginning May 4 in Toronto. It will then snake through New York, Chicago, and Denver before arriving in Los Angeles for […]

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Nightwish’s Floor Jansen to appear on Arjen Lucassen’s new Star One album

Posted by on October 11, 2021

  Arjen Lucassen, the mastermind behind Ayreon, has told of a new Star One record on the way. Called Revel in Time, due on February 18 via InsideOut Music, the album is a collection of songs inspired by movies about time. Revel in Time will feature a different singer on each track. One by one […]

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Darkness My Betrothed drop second single “Murktide And Midnight Sun”

Posted by on October 6, 2021

  Darkwoods My Betrothed from Finland, featuring Nightwish keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, have unveiled a lyric video for the track, “Murktide And Midnight Sun.” The band is back with a new album called Angel Of Carnage Unleashed, which can be obtained on November 12 via Napalm Records, and is their first release since 1998’s Witch-Hunts. The band […]

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Brand new Knotfest Finland to include Nightwish, Arch Enemy, and Bring Me The Horizon

Posted by on September 21, 2021

  Slipknot has taken a headlining gig in Turku, Finland, originally scheduled for August 2021, and amplified it into a full fledged, inaugural, Knotfest Finland. August 12-13, 2022 will see Slipknot cap a show built with Nightwish, Bring Me The Horizon, and Arch Enemy, along with Stam1na, and Blind Channel. The original show postponed due […]

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Darkwoods My Betrothed announce first new album in twenty-three years, unveil “In Evil, Sickness and in Grief” video

Posted by on August 30, 2021

  Finnish cult black metal outfit Darkwoods My Betrothed have announced their overall return with their first new full-length album in twenty-three years with, Angel of Carnage Unleashed, out November 12th via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 1998’s Witch-Hunts shares stories of war, the plague, and Finland’s brutal history on the Great Northern War (1700-1721), […]

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Watch video of secret Nightwish show in Finland

Posted by on July 29, 2021

  It has been a long 2 1/2 years since Nightwish performed live to a sold out crowd. Wednesday, July 28th, this all changed as the band snuck into Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland disguised as a Nightwish cover band. The show was billed as Nevski & The Prospects but as the sell out may […]

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Nightwish reschedule virtual concert to May

Posted by on February 4, 2021

  Nightwish have rescheduled their ‘An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World’ from March to May 28th & 29th due to changes in their touring schedule. The group still hasn’t revealed who will be their live bassist/vocalist since Marko “Marco” Hietala announced his departure from the group last month.    Read the band’s statement […]

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Marko Hietala quits Nightwish

Posted by on January 12, 2021

    2021 doesn’t look much brighter than 2020 as it’s having a rocky start. To make matters worse, Nightwish bassist/vocalist Marko Hietala has announced his departure from the group after twenty years. The Finnish symphonic metal outfit has decided to continue with their upcoming virtual tour in March and will announce the live lineup […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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